Index
Abirama (Conquest-era cacique), 33
Aguado, Fr. Pedro de, 33-36,
41,
73,
157, 213n
Amazonia, 80-81, 156
Ambosta, San Antonio de (today
Belalcazar), 81
Aiiasco, Pedro de: historical figure,
41, 89; in oral tradition, 182, 184-86,
188-93
Andaki (ethnic group), 37, 80-81
Arboleda, Julio, 92, 103, IIO
Asnenga,
IIO-
II
astronomical symbolism, 167-68
Avirama (community), 33, 51, 55, 166,
185, 189,
195
ba/dios (public lands): of Asnenga, lIO-
II; in Colombia, 102-103; and great
estates, 102; legislation, 102; and
quinine extraction, l09-IIl; and
resguardos, I03; in Tierradentro, II3
Belalcazar (municipal center), III-II2,
149, 166, 186, 194; 1994 earthquake,
xiv
Belalcazar, Sebastian, see Benalcazar,
Sebastian de
Benalcazar, Sebastian de: historical
figure, 41, 181, 184; in oral tradition,
18~
185-86, 189, 191, 194
Benjamin, Walter, 15, 212n
bilateral descent: among Inca, 74-75;
among Nasa, 58, 75
bilingualism, 35, 61, 76-77, 88, 178
Bloch, Maurice, 15, 208
Bogota, 192-94; see a/so Chibcha
Bolivar, Simon, 164
Bonilla, Victor Daniel, 179
Bourdieu, Pierre, 200
cabiJdo (reservation council): colonial,
49; contemporary, 147-48, 150, 158;
as labor contractor, II3; nineteenth-
century, 7, 93-94, 96-97; and priva-
tization of lands, 143; and quinine
extraction, 108-109, III; reconsti-
tution of, 121, 148; see a/so staffs of
office
Cabuyo, El, I06, 175
cacica'{gos (chiefdoms): among Andaki,
37-38; in Cauca Valley, 38; among
Chibcha, 33, 37-38; colonial survival
of, 51-52; evolution of, 38; among
Guambiano, 38-39; in pre-Incaic
Quito, 35-38; among Pijao, 37-39;
among Pubenense, 35, 37,
39-40;
succession, 45, 54-57; territories of,
32-33;
see also caciques; parcia/idad
caciques/ cadcas (precolumbian heredi-
tary chiefs), 33; economic power of,
38-39, 40; generational relationships
among, 34-35; memory of, 9, 94-98;
migration of sons, 36, 45; as military
leaders, 36, 39, 55; political power of,
36-38; relationship to followers, 35,
37-38; relationship to principales, 31-
36,55; sibling relationships among,
33-36; supernatural power of, 38; use
of chiefly titles, 66, 74-75; see also
cacica'{gos
caciques (colonial period), see new ca-
ciques
caciques (nineteenth-century), see caudiJ/os
caciques (mythological), see culture
heroes
Cajibio,
II
5
Calaguala, II3
Calambar, Diego, 38, 40, 73, 78-79, 96
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